How to Make Buttercream Frosting

Have you ever wanted to know how to make buttercream frosting that tastes like it came from the bakery?

This buttercream frosting is so easy to make! It is smooth, creamy, sweet, and perfect for frosting cakes and cupcakes, and dessert fillings!

How to Make Buttercream Frosting





25 Minutes

24 Servings


– Butter – Shortening – Vanilla extract – Confectioners sugar – Hot water


– Mixer – Frosting bags – Frosting decorator set – Angled spatula

Start with room temp butter Cream butter and shortening together. A stand mixer with paddle attachment, at medium speed, works well for this.

Turn the mixer down to the lowest setting and slowly incorporate the powdered sugar into the shortening mixture.

Once you have added all the powdered sugar in to your mixture, add in the vanilla extract and then the hot water.

Turn the mixer up to medium-high speed and continue mixing for 10 minutes until light and fluffy.

The buttercream can be stored at room temperature for up to three days or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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